PUBLISH: to issue for sale or distribution to the public.


It’s just a matter of timing, I suppose, but several of us in our writing group are ready to publish.  We have gone through the lengthy process of writing several drafts of our work,  editing it several times by several people, and workshopping it in the group.  Some of us have passed it by professional […]

MENDICANT: a beggar, panhandler


Every day he’s standing there at the intersection, rain, snow, sleet, or sunshine.  He holds a simple sign indicating that he’s homeless and needs help.   I’m on my way to Starbucks to get an expensive cup of coffee, and it seems like a travesty to pass him by.   I keep a dollar bill in the […]